NCPA Committees

NCPA Committee on Compounding

This committee provides expertise on issues and opportunities in compounding including developing business opportunities and challenges as well as regulatory opportunities and challenges. The committee will provide insight into programs to assist pharmacists wishing to initiate or further develop their compounding practice.

Chair: Ben McNabb, Eastland, TX

Developing Opportunities Committee

This committee will identify non-dispensing payment opportunities for pharmacies, how-to implement these opportunities into workflow, train staff, and how to work with relevant payers. The committee will focus on opportunities available to individual pharmacies, distinct from opportunities available as part of a network.

Chair: Hashim Zaibak, Milwaukee, WI

NCPA Committee on Long-Term Care

This committee provides insight into marketplace and regulatory opportunities and obstacles to pharmacists focused on senior care. The committee helps NCPA membership anticipate evolving trends affecting pharmacists and senior patients and suggests programs to assist in development programs that prepare pharmacists with tools needed to adapt to the changes. Additionally, the committee helps NCPA attract new members and sponsors to the LTC Division.

Chair: Ken Thai, San Gabriel, CA

NCPA Committee on National Legislation and Government Affairs

To further enhance NCPA’s grassroots efforts in support of pro-pharmacy federal legislation and policies, the NCPA Committee on National Legislation will take an active role in grassroots activities. Committee members will advise NCPA on grassroots strategies the organization may employ and will be encouraged to initiate grassroots activities in their congressional district and/or state with federal officials and/or industry allies.

Chair: Steve Moore, Plattsburg, NY

NCPA Committee on State Legislation and Regulation

This committee helps NCPA develop and sharpen its state advocacy strategy by contributing its experience, expertise, and contacts. The committee also helps NCPA to anticipate environmental changes taking place with state advocacy opportunities and issues and helps NCPA anticipate future trends before they impact community pharmacy owners and the patients they serve. Additionally, the committee helps NCPA identify legislation or regulation strategies needed to proactively expand business opportunities for community pharmacies in the changing healthcare environment.

Chair: Ashley Seyfarth, Aztec, NM

NCPA Committee on Technology

This committee addresses current technologies used by community pharmacies and anticipates future technology needs that will position community pharmacy to be on the cutting edge of patient care and business success. They provide guidance on pharmacist development programs that will enable pharmacists to gain efficiencies and for interoperable communications with other healthcare providers.

Chair: Ashley Moose, Monroe, NC

For any questions regarding committees, please contact [email protected].